Category: Knit Travels

Two FO’s for Kim

I went to the post office today and mailed a couple of things. First, I sent off this little guy to my friend in New Zealand.  Many thanks to Bittersweet for posting the directions to make it.  He was fun and quick to knit, and came out just adorable — but he also ended up…

Hat Trick!

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I have been knitting some hats at the request of a friend in New Zealand whose breast cancer has, unfortunately, returned. It was kind of cute:  in her email request, she actually offered to PAY me. Por. Favor. My personal knitting is not for sale.  I only…

Wonder of Wonders

OK, short version (because I want to get back to knitting) — but I can't resist sharing this, either. Friend in New Zealand has found out her breast cancer has come back.  Sucks incredibly.  Is going through chemo, and asked if I would knit her some hats. Gave her my Ravelry password (don't rat me…

Not Exactly Juvenile, but Delinquent

Good heavens.  It’s been a week and a half.  I’m a delinquent blogger. According to the thesaurus, you could also say, "behindhand, derelict, disregardful, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, lax, lazy, negligent, regardless, remiss, slack, thoughtless, uncaring, unmindful". Welll…  thoughtless?  uncaring?  No, no.  Let’s call it "unmotivated" and blame it on the computer class I’ve signed up…

Mad Sheep (Beyond At the Agrodome)

Ever see a sheep being sheared? Ever see a sheep being sheared that really wasn’t enthusiastic about the proceedings? Would you believe it still takes less than 7 minutes? OMG, this had to be one of the biggest highlights of the entire trip to New Zealand: A visit to the Agrodome in Rotorua!! Now, there…